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    The Nightmare is a painting inspired by the painting The Nightmare by Henry Fuseli. The painting is a modern and contemporary reinterpretation of the painting The Nightmare by Henry Fuseli. It shows a woman in deep sleep with her arms retracted below her head and with a demonic and apelike incubus crouched behind her back caressing her shoulder and hair. The painting's dreamlike and haunting erotic evocation of infatuation and obsession. Interpretations vary. The canvas seems to portray simultaneously a dreaming woman and the content of her nightmare. The incubus and horse's head refer to contemporary belief and folklore about nightmares but have been ascribed to more specific meanings by some theorists. Contemporary critics were taken aback by the overt sexuality of the painting since interpreted by some scholars as anticipating Jungian ideas about the unconscious. The painting reveals a situation in which any type of nocturnal attack or nightmare may be confused with a night terror.

    The Nightmare

    £2,435.00 Free UK Delivery
    Artwork code
    1023-53804
    • Size: 110 x 60 x 2 cm (43.3 x 23.6 x 0.8 inches)
    • oil on canvas
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    Delivery time: This artist is based in Romania therefore delivery may take longer than usual.

    About the artwork

    The Nightmare is a painting inspired by the painting The Nightmare by Henry Fuseli. The painting is a modern and contemporary reinterpretation of the painting The Nightmare by Henry Fuseli. It shows a woman in deep sleep with her arms retracted below her head and with a demonic and apelike incubus crouched behind her back caressing her shoulder and hair. The painting's dreamlike and haunting erotic evocation of infatuation and obsession. Interpretations vary. The canvas seems to portray simultaneously a dreaming woman and the content of her nightmare. The incubus and horse's head refer to contemporary belief and folklore about nightmares but have been ascribed to more specific meanings by some theorists. Contemporary critics were taken aback by the overt sexuality of the painting since interpreted by some scholars as anticipating Jungian ideas about the unconscious. The painting reveals a situation in which any type of nocturnal attack or nightmare may be confused with a night terror.

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    Dorina and Diana Pantea

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    Safir(Dorina Pantea) and Rifas(Diana Pantea) born on 11.23.1987, 28.04.1983 in Deva. Over the years of study in faculty, Ph.D. and MFA studies, we gained the experience and values necessary for any artist, also we consider that the diversity in ideas and concepts is an essential addition to the development and introduction of "innovation" in the Art World: "the image create the most magnificent cocktail of effect and sensation". What we mean is that we are, professionally trained and educated in both traditional and digital art, but always there are new things to learn, just to be given the chance to do so. The new values that we would bring through our creation in Art are that diversity and originality would be present in our ideas and ... (see more)

    Dorina and Diana Pantea

    Safir(Dorina Pantea) and Rifas(Diana Pantea) born on 11.23.1987, 28.04.1983 in Deva. Over the years of study in faculty, Ph.D. and MFA studies, we gained the experience and values necessary for any artist, also we consider that the diversity in ideas and concepts is an essential addition to the development and introduction of "innovation" in the Art World: "the image create the most magnificent cocktail of effect and sensation". What we mean is that we are, professionally trained and educated in both traditional and digital art, but always there are new things to learn, just to be given the chance to do so. The new values that we would bring through our creation in Art are that diversity and originality would be present in our ideas and ... (see more)

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